Caribbean Report 03-06-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)
2. This month sees the final pull out of US CID from the sub-region. We ask is the Caribbean ready? United States Acting CID Regional Director Paul Bissett and the Executive Director of the Dominica Development Institute are interviewed (00:31-04:53)
3. In Dominica British MP Bernie Grant has pledged his opposition Labour Party support for increased aid should Labour win the next general elections. Also, in Dominica the government is facing growing pressure from opposition parties urging it not to interfere in a multimillion dollar project linked with the economic citizenship programme. Labour Member of Parliament Bernie Grant is interviewed (04:54-07:30)
4. St. Lucia prepares to protect its tourism industry as a harsh hurricane season is predicted. Director of Tourism Agnes Francis, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism Percival MacDonald and President of the International Federation of Tour Operators Martin Brackenbury are interviewed. Pete Ninvalle reports (07:31-10:05)
5. The election run up in the Dominican Republic takes a surprising turn. Jean-Michel Cairot reports (10:06-13:36)
6. In Guyana opposition PNC leader Desmond Hoyte has launched what some observers say is the beginning of a long election campaign. PNC leader Desmond Hoyte is interviewed (13:37-15:16)